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• Enjoy one of a kind guest accommodation in some of the most historic and beautiful buildings in Manchester on the doorstep of some of United Kingdom's most renowned tourist attractions.

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Manchester Visitor information

Visit the Manchester Museum which is housed in an incredible gothic-style building, you can see its collection of 4,500,000 items from all around the world and you can take a break in the on-site café after a few hours of exploring what this wonderful museum has to offer. 

In the city center you can visit Manchester’s Art Gallery to see its extensive collection that spans centuries varying between paintings, ceramics, metalwork as well as clothing and much more. 

Take a stroll around Heaton Park which spans a massive 600 acres and is a great spot to explore its nature and enjoy the sunshine, and see it’s animal Centre where you will find goats, alpacas, pigs, donkeys and more! You will also find Heaton Hall which is a stately home that has stood on the grounds from the early 20th century. 

Visit the Manchester Cathedral and see its incredible architecture, and you can go into the visitor Centre to learn all about the city’s history and view some special items. 

The ruins of a Roman Fort called Mamucium can be visited and you can learn more about Roman Britain. 

Travel 

Manchester is a huge city and you can get around lots of places to explore by walking, however it is also best to have another mode of transport to hand for going that bit further. 

Manchester has many cycle lanes and dedicated routes throughout the city and other areas so you can get around at ease by cycling. 

The tram in Manchester is an easy and frequent service to get around the city and to popular attractions across the region, there’s trams running all day and very regularly. 

There is also a train service which connects you to the neighbouring towns and other local areas nearby. 

Manchester has an international Airport (MAN) and is located at Ringway 7.5 miles outside of the city center and is well connected with public transport to get you to and from the City and surrounding areas. 

History of Manchester

Manchester is a large city In the Northwest of England and England’s second biggest city & full of rich history.

In the 16th Century the Wool trade had made Manchester a popular market town, leading to the growth of population and construction of buildings.

In 1717 it was a market town of 10,000 people however, by 1851 it had become a commercial and manufacturing city of more than 300,000 people. By 1911 it had grown to 2,350,000 inhabitants. 

During WWII in Manchester suffered heavily from the bombing during the Blitz in 1940-1941, due to its war efforts of building countless aircrafts for the RAF at the Avro aircraft factory. 

During the 1950s – 1960s Manchester saw extensive re-development of the city, rebuilding old and overcrowded housing to make way for high-rise blocks of flats and large buildings. 

Dating to 1877 is Manchester’s Town hall featuring its dramatic gothic-style architecture, with its clock tower looking out upon the city. It reached 85 meters and is a historically important location. 

Manchester Cathedral was built in 1421 and features a gothic-style exterior with a stunning architecture and full of Manchester’s history. 

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